Smith, Harsen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  78  2277 (72) 12
1870  74  2291 (65) 16
1871  68  2303 (66) 13
1872  72  2297 (76) 0
1873  77  2291 (85) 0
1874  78  2285 (91) 0
1875  87  2279 (97) 0
1876  86  2273 (102) 0
1877  89  2267 (106) 0
1878  89  2261 (109) 0
1879  98  2255 (112) 0
1880  110  2249 (114) 0
1881  129  2243 (116) 0
1882  147  2237 (118) 0
1883  170  2231 (119) 0
1884  189  2224 (120) 0
1885  194  2218 (120) 0
1886  202  2212 (120) 0
1887  215  2206 (120) 0
1888  218  2200 (119) 0
1889  228  2194 (118) 0
1890  250  2188 (117) 0
1891  264  2182 (115) 0
1892  273  2176 (113) 0
1893  287  2170 (110) 0
1894  300  2164 (107) 0
1895  304  2158 (103) 0
1896  308  2152 (98) 0
1897  306  2146 (93) 0
1898  333  2139 (86) 0
1899  358  2133 (79) 0
1900  365  2127 (69) 0
1901  388  2121 (56) 15
1902  418  2114 (50) 17
1903  418  2117 (49) 17
1904  442  2117 (53) 0
1905  449  2117 (48) 17
1906  455  2121 (50) 8
1907  458  2125 (50) 16
1908  464  2128 (57) 0
1909  485  2132 (59) 15

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Harsen D.  
   Also known as: Smith, Harsen Darwin?
Born: 17 Mar. 1845
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige gives 'Smith, Harsen D[arwin?]'; Di Felice gives 'Smith, Harsen Darwin'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1869
   [NYC], 12 Feb. 1870
   [NYC], 30 Apr. 1870
   [RT], vol. 9, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [SoT], 5 Feb. 1870
   [SoT], 22 July 1871
   [TFF], 24 Nov. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Feb. 1872, page 172
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [Supporting Chess: The Michigan State Chess Association of 1869-1870]
   Sericano, C.  [Cleveland 1871]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Michaelis, O.E. - Smith, H.D. 1869         (f)     6   -   5
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (1)         (c)     6   -   2
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (2)         (f)     4   -   4

Tournament data

Jackson, Michigan 1869     Michigan State Tournament - First Class    
  Smith, H.D. - Swan, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Smith, H.D. - Michaelis, O.E.     0 - 1    
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  13
Excelsior 1901     2nd Western Chess Association Tournament (2nd USA Open)     9.5  /  15
Excelsior 1902     3rd Western Chess Association Tournament (3rd USA Open)     9  /  17
Chicago 1903     4th Western Chess Association Tournament     7.5  /  17
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     7  /  17
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     3.5  /  8
Excelsior 1907     8th Western Chess Association Tournament (8th USA Open)     6  /  16
Excelsior 1909     10th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15


Player information updated: 5 May 2020